Irish television and film actor known for his roles in the horror films Storage 24 (2012) and The Rite (2011). In 2011, he began playing Captain Hook on ABC's Once Upon a Time.
He lived in Paris for a month as a teen to learn French.
He played Duke Philip of Bavaria in a season 3 episode of Showtime's The Tudors.
He married Helen O'Donoghue and the couple welcomed a son in 2013. He also has a brother named Allen who is an author.
He appears opposite Ginnifer Goodwin on Once Upon a Time.